Jimmy O. Yang

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Jimmy O. Yang
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Born (1987-06-11) June 11, 1987 (age 29)
Hong Kong
Website http://www.jimmycomedy.com
Jimmy O. Yang
Traditional Chinese 歐陽萬成
Simplified Chinese 欧阳万成

Jimmy O. Yang (Jimmy Ouyang; Chinese: 歐陽萬成) is a Hong Kong-American actor, stand-up comedian, and writer. He is best known for starring as Jian Yang in the HBO comedy series Silicon Valley.[1][2]

Yang made his television debut on the CBS series 2 Broke Girls; and his first late night stand-up appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show. In season 9 of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, he played the character Tang-See. Yang also appeared in an episode of Criminal Minds, starring as Nathan Chow, a high-school student, who suffered a psychotic break.[3] He was once a writer/consultant for the Harlem Globetrotters,[4] and voiced roles in the video game Infamous Second Son.[5]

He played Dun Meng, who was carjacked by the Tsarnaev brothers, in the 2016 action drama Patriots Day.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 2 Broke Girls Person in Line Episode: "And the Secret Ingredient"
2013 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Chinese Teenager #1 Episode: "Girl in the Flower Dress"
2013 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Tang-See Episode: "Flowers for Charlie"
2014 Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight Phil Recurring
2014 New Girl Steve Episode: "Dice"
2014 Criminal Minds Nathan Crow Episode: "Burn"
2014-present Silicon Valley Jian-Yang Recurring role (season 1); main role (season 2)
2015 Battle Creek Chang Episode: "Mama's Boy"
2016 Those Who Can't James Chen Guest, 3 episodes
2016 Broken Donny Guest, 3 episodes
2016 American Dad! Hisashi Episode: "The Enlightenment of Ragi-Baba"

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Internship Wa Zao Uncredited
2016 Patriots Day Dun Meng
2018 Life of the Party Tyler

Video Games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Infamous Second Son Male Pedestrian #5 Voice

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Silicon Valley' Promotes Jimmy O. Yang to Series Regular (Exclusive) - Hollywood Reporter". hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved 2014-10-23. 
  2. ^ "Talking With Jian Yang, The Greatest Prank Caller In 'Silicon Valley'". UPROXX. 17 June 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Jimmy O. Yang - IMDb". imdb.com. Retrieved 2014-07-28. 
  4. ^ "Jimmy Ouyang | San Francisco Comedy Competition". Archived from the original on 2012-04-20. Retrieved 2014-07-28. 
  5. ^ Sucker Punch Productions. Infamous: Second Son. Sony Computer Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 3:43 in, Additional Voice Talent. 
  6. ^ "Silicon Valley's Jimmy O. Yang is Abraham Lincoln's wingman". The A.V. Club. 15 December 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 

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